Day out Ben's Type 'R'


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Ben lent me his Civic Type 'R' to take my mate Jeff to show him around some of my favourite biking roads in Lancs and Yorkshire

 

 


The Bowland welcoming committee

 

 


Slaidburn Village - Forest of Bowland

 

 


The sign over the "Hark to Bounty" pub in the village, the pub once housed the courtroom for the manor of Slaidburn. It is reputed to date
back to the 1300s, although most of the existing fabric of the building dates from the 16th century. The inn was known as "The Dog" until
1875. The squire of the village, had a pack of hounds & one day whilst out hunting he and his party called at  the inn for refreshments. Their
drinking was disturbed by a loud and prolonged baying from the pack outside. High above the noise of the other hounds could be heard the
squire's favourite dog who was called called Bounty, which prompted him to call out, "Hark to Bounty!". .....Whether true or not, it's a good story

 

 


 

 


The Bridge over the River Hodder at Slaidburn

 

 


The Ribblehead Viaduct

 

 

 

 


There are 24 arches but there's only 20 here - I need a wider angle lens!

 

 


A lone wrinkly person ponders 'pon Ingleborough

 

 


Left to Hawes for lunch - right to Horton-in-Ribblesdale and Settle.

 

 


The road to Kettlewell and Grassington from Hawes ......after fish 'n chips.

 

 


Still a bit snowy up here - it was a tad on the cool side as well. 
Certainly not as sunny as it was when we started out earlier today

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Doing this run by car made quite a change from the bike. Not an unpleasant one though,
the Civic is loads of fun.

 


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